Roading Projects

Hawthorne Drive (Eastern Access Road)

Several major projects are underway to reduce congestion and improve traffic flows in Frankton. Here’s what’s happening. They are all linked


SH6 Kawarau Falls Bridge Replacement

To construct a modern two-lane bridge on SH6 over the Kawarau River at Frankton. The bridge will reduce traffic congestion, increase safety and provide more secure southern highway access into the Wakatipu Basin.

NZTA has reviewed the modelling on traffic flows to confirm the preferred location of the new bridge. Read the media release here.

NZTA has provided these questions and answers on the new bridge project. Read the QA's here.

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